Air Canada Passenger Says She Woke Up Alone On Dark, Empty Plane

Air Canada passenger Tiffani Adams says she woke up on a dark, empty plane hours after her flight landed in Toronto on June 9. In a message on Air Canada’s Facebook page, Adams’ friend Deanna Noel-Dale wrote that she was sharing Adams’ experience on an Air Canada flight between Quebec City and Toronto’s Pearson International […]

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India, US Closing In On Industrial Security Pact For Defence Tech Transfers

NICHOLAS KAMM via Getty Images NEW DELHI — India and the United States are closing in on an industrial security agreement that will allow the transfer of defence technology, sources said on Monday, ahead of US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s talks in New Delhi this week to promote strategic ties. Disputes over trade and […]

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Montreal marine biologist brings new eco-friendly watering stations to Osheaga

Adam Kovac, CTV Montreal Published Monday, June 24, 2019 7:48PM EDT Last Updated Monday, June 24, 2019 7:49PM EDT While Montreal’s numerous festivals provide ample opportunity for fun during the summer, they can also have a negative impact on the environment. A Montreal marine biologist is behind a new project aimed at reducing the amount […]

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Alphabet tries to salvage its smart city plans in Toronto

Sidewalk Labs, the urban innovation company of Alphabet, released a 1,524-page report Monday detailing plans to develop part of the Canadian city as a model neighborhood for the digital age. Sidewalk Labs believes its innovations can make city living more desirable and affordable with less pollution, shorter commutes, better weather and environmentally-friendly buildings. It aims […]

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Canada eliminated from FIFA Women’s World Cup after 1-0 loss to Sweden

Canada’s World Cup campaign ended in the round-of-16 Monday with a disappointing 1-0 loss to Sweden that saw the Canadians miss a chance to tie the game from the penalty spot. Fifth-ranked Canada, which came to the tournament with hopes of going far deeper, could not break down the ninth-ranked Swedes as its offence lacked […]

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Trump’s latest retreats do further damage to his credibility

The folks at NBC News’ First Read flagged an interesting trifecta that’s unfolded over the last 17 days. In less than three weeks, President Trump has made three different retreats: 1. Reaching a deal with Mexico to avert tariffs – a deal that largely consisted of actions that Mexico had already agreed to. 2. Backing […]

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Israel will do ‘everything’ to stop Iran going nuclear: Netanyahu

JERUSALEM: Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday his country will do “everything” to prevent arch-rival Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons, during a visit by a senior Russian security official. “Israel will not allow Iran, which calls for our destruction, to entrench on our border; we will do everything to prevent it from attaining nuclear […]

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Photobucket still has your photos, and it wants you to come back

When the 10-year challenge went viral earlier this year, everyone who wanted to brag about how hot they used to be had the same idea for where to find those nostalgic photos: legacy photo hosting site Photobucket, which saw a massive uptick in traffic that week. “We found that people were like, ‘Where do I […]

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Reporter involved in Mets incident tells his side of Mickey Callaway exchange

Sunday’s incident in the New York Mets clubhouse — in which manager Mickey Callaway cursed at a beat writer and pitcher Jason Vargas said he would knock out the reporter — has the team all over tabloid back pages for all the wrong reasons and has given people another reason to call for Callaway to […]

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UCMarvel: Tom Holland quer que Homem-Aranha faça equipa com Doutor Estranho

Tom Holland disse que gostaria de ver Homem-Aranha e Doutor Estranho fazerem equipa num futuro filme do Universo Cinemático da Marvel. Durante uma entrevista com o CinemaBlend, Holland disse: “Quero muito fazer um team-up com Doutor Estranho, porque somos ambos Nova Iorquinos e gosto imenso da ideia de um tipo da ciência a fazer equipa […]

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Niemand liebt diese vier Pokémon: Fan-Umfrage enthüllt die (unbeliebtesten Taschenmonster

Niemand liebt Schaloko, Mollimorba, Zapplalek und Mangunior. Auf Reddit haben über 52.000 Trainer ihr Lieblingspokémon gewählt. Von allen 809 Taschenmonstern haben diese vier armen Pokémon keine einzige Stimme erhalten. Der Sub-Reddit konnte so auch eine der meistdiskutierten Fragen beantworten: Welches Pokémon ist am beliebtesten? Platz da, Pikachu! Glurak ist das populärste Taschenmonster. Die letzte Entwicklung […]

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Randall Denley: Doug Ford’s chief of staff has to go

Premier Doug Ford has a decision to make. It’s one that he may find difficult, but it shouldn’t be tough at all. Ford’s chief of staff Dean French is a loyal, long-term friend and political supporter. French is also singlehandedly undermining Ford. He has to go. On the day Ford was trying to revamp the […]

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Apple will release a 16-inch MacBook Pro this year, a second analyst predicts – CNET

The 2018 MacBook Air. Óscar Gutiérrez/CNET The last major design change in Apple’s MacBook Pro line came in 2016, when the company added a second Touch Bar display, a butterfly keyboard and a Space Grey color option. But 2019 will also see a major shakeup in the iconic laptop’s lineup, as industry analyst Jeff Lin predicts […]

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Bihar Encephalitis Death Toll Rises To 152, Rains Likely To Halt Disease Outbreak

PATNA/MUZAFFARPUR —Two more children died in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur district on Sunday due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES even as officials asserted that afflictions and casualties had begun to dwindle with the onset of rains. Both the deaths took place at the S K Medical College and Hospital, where 431 children, including two in the past […]

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Mixed reactions on plans to expand, improve Cote-des-Neiges—NDG bike paths

CTV Montreal Staff Published Sunday, June 23, 2019 4:47PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, June 23, 2019 4:48PM EDT The borough of Cote-des-Neiges—NDG has plans to improve its cycling network, but not everyone is on board. “We want a cycling network that is so safe that people of all ages and abilities will feel comfortable leaving […]

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A Year in Paris That Transformed Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Paris continued to call to Jacqueline after her 1968 marriage to the Greek shipping magnate, Aristotle Onassis. (No stranger to the City of Light, he owned an imposing apartment at 88 Avenue Foch in the 16th arrondissement, and even had his own preferred table at the restaurant Maxim’s, an Art Nouveau landmark. At this point, […]

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Baby Elon Musk, rapping Kim Kardashian: Welcome to the world of silly deepfakes

His videos are all fakes — deepfakes, actually, which use artificial-intelligence to realistically show people doing things they didn’t actually do. Shales’ creations aren’t meant to fool or scare people; rather, they’re meant to be fun and funny, and occasionally politically satirical. Shales posts them to places like YouTube and Instagram where, under the monikers […]

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Iran dismisses sanctions threat as U.S. asks for talks to ease tensions

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of U.S. troops. Tensions remain high between longtime foes Iran and the United States after Trump said on Friday that he […]

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Syria regime air strikes kill 5 civilians: War monitor

BEIRUT: Syrian regime air strikes killed five civilians including two children Sunday in a northwestern bastion of the opposition, a war monitor said. The Idlib region of some three million people is supposed to be protected by a September buffer zone deal, but the jihadist-run enclave has come under mounting bombardment by the government and […]

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The Chernobyl Podcast is a compelling behind-the-scenes look at the HBO series

In May, HBO scored an unexpected hit with Chernobyl, a five-part miniseries about how the world’s worst nuclear disaster unfolded. Like any dramatization of a real-world incident, it takes some liberties to make the story fit into television’s dramatic structure. That’s where the show’s companion podcast comes in: it features Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me’s […]

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